Health Officer – MHNT (Hudet-Moyale), Save the Children Vacancy Announcement

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Health Officer – MHNT (Hudet-Moyale), Save the Children Vacancy Announcement; June 10 2023

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Organization: Save the Children

Position: Health Officer – MHNT (Hudet-Moyale)

Employment: Full time

Location: Moyale PO – Hudet, Somali

Deadline: Jun 18, 2023

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Job Description

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LOCATION Hudet

GRADE:  4A

Vacant Position1

POST TYPE: National

Child Safeguarding:

Level 3:  Level 3: either the role holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or they will be working in a ‘regulated’ position (accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore, a police check will be required (at ‘standard’ level in the UK or equivalent in other countries).

ROLE PURPOSE:

The position holder shall be in charge of leading, technical quality implementation and delivery of the Health Services in the assigned woreda. S/He will mainly be responsible for the daily implementation of the screening, OTP, consultation, outreach EPI, health education, sanitation, safe motherhood and child health as per the guideline of Somali RHB mobile health and Nutrition teams. She/he will be responsible for the daily implementation of mobile health and Nutrition services package as per the standard, supporting health facilities assigned as integrated mobile health & Nutrition modality and daily dispensary and drug supply management. He will also be responsible for day to day documentation of screened children and mothers, children admitted to OTP, children and adults treated, people provided for health education, vaccinated children and all provided services accordingly and compile weekly and monthly reports and share with mobile health and nutrition officers and woreda health offices.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Health & Nutrition Coordinator

Dimensions:

Number of direct reports: Clinical Nurse- MHNT

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Responsible for overall planning, implementation and M&E of mobile Health and nutrition activities in the assigned woreda.
  • Coordinate and facilitate implementation of mobile health and Nutrition activities, site selection and prepare weekly movement plan.
  • Provide basic health and nutrition services including community IMNCI/ICCM, safe motherhood, emergency services, referral, health education, EPI as per Somali RHB Mobile health and nutrition guideline.
  • Facilitate essential drugs, supplies and therapeutic products for the team and the selected health facilities.
  • Facilitate training, work closely with MOH staffs at Health posts, Health center and hospital, and district level.
  • Organize daily, weekly and monthly overview and reports of OTP, EPI, health education and consultations through using mobile Health and nutrition standards.
  • Ensure referral system and linkage between services and with the health facilities
  • Adherence to medical and nutritional treatment protocols and procedures for children and infants.
  • Provide onsite training to HEW and nurses.
  • Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts (HEW quick reference, Look up table, report format, tally sheet, Plumpnut and drug stock control balance form)
  • Receive weekly reports from HEW at weekly basis, cross check the completeness and accuracy and submit to Woreda Project officers.
  • Mentoring and assist HEW in decision of patients  who are at severe risks and need to be transferred to nearby hospital
  • Participate in capacity building training, in health education sessions and ENA/BCC application
  • Follow up absentees/defaulters and keep current record of both beneficiaries and the staff (CHAs, volunteers).
  • Work any tasks assigned by the line manager and the organization.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary capacity to improve performance and applying appropriate measures when results are not achieved.

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for himself/herself (and their team).
  • Takes responsibility for his/her own personal actions and encourages others to do the same.
  • Widely shares his/her personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others.
  • Future-orientated, thinks strategically.

Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, his/her team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters.
  • Values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength.
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.
  • Willing to take disciplined risk.

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency.
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Job Requirements

Qualifications and certifications:

  • Diploma/ bachelor’s in nursing or public Health.

Experience:

  • Minimum four years working experience with out of which two year in CMAM program and/ mobile health and Nutrition.
  • Experience in clinical setups is mandatory particularly Maternal and child health areas

Skills/Ability required:

  • Knowledge, training and experience in management of CMAM, SAM management and IMNCI/ICCM.
  • Solid technical skill on case management of childhood and adult illness, safe motherhood
  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation and monitoring.
  • Strong computer (Microsoft skills), and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Good command in written and spoken English and Local language.
  • Good human relation skills.
  • Respect of Save the Children rules by anyone visiting the program.
  • Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours.

How to Apply

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

Use the below link to apply :

https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

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